David Levey

David Levey

Vice President or Director of Product Development, Sourcing and Quality Assurance - Seeking New Opportunity

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Apparel and home textile industry executive with a proven record of over 25 years of accomplishments in Sourcing, Product Development, Quality Assurance, Merchandising and Social Compliance. • Pioneered the establishment of Kohl's Department Stores' Sourcing and Social Compliance Departments • Expert in apparel and home textile sourcing, product development process, quality assurance and social compliance • Skilled at defining, driving and executing sourcing strategies to meet corporate margin, delivery and quality objectives • Accomplished at establishing and maintaining long-term strategic relationships with multi-cultural supply chain partners • Strong vision for creating and executing the product development process and calendar from concept to consumer • Successful record of driving profitable businesses for large retail ($15+B), catalog retail ($32M) and wholesale ($45M) companies • High integrity, trustworthy, strong work ethic and sound judgment • Proficient negotiator, strategic planner, analytical and detail oriented with a keen sense of urgency and prioritization • Effective team leader and communicator able to influence, motivate and train others • Team player and collaborator adept at creating and sustaining constructive working relationships

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